Catholic church has new pope; white smoke rises

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This April 4, 2005 file photo shows Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, celebrating a Mass in honor of Pope John Paul II at the Buenos Aires Cathedral in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Bergoglio, who took the name of Pope Francis, was elected on Wednesday.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio has been elected pope. He is the first pontiff from Americas. Bergoglio has chosen the name...

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BLOOMSBURG — A tuition freeze across state universities next year will delay a new per-credit tuition pricing program for at least a year here.

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BERWICK — Police took five people into custody at a trailer at 320 E. 13th St., Lot 1, this afternoon. They say it was in connection with a methamphetamine bust.

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MONTOUR TWP. — A couple was stranded in the middle of the Susquehanna River for nearly two hours after their kayaks overturned Thursday.

The situation seemed so dire at one point...

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